Des Lock
1977 New Zealand coxless four.jpg
1977 New Zealand coxless four on the Bosbaan rowing lake in Amsterdam
Personal information
Birth nameDesmond John Lock
NationalityNew Zealand
Born (1949-10-02) 2 October 1949 (age 72)[1]
Batu Gajah, Malaysia
Height183 cm (6 ft 0 in)[1]
Weight87 kg (192 lb)[1]
Sport
ClubPetone Rowing Club

Desmond John Lock (born 2 October 1949) is a New Zealand rower.

Lock was born in 1949 in Batu Gajah, Malaysia.[2] He was a member of Petone Rowing Club.[3][4] He represented New Zealand at the 1976 Summer Olympics in the coxless four in a team with Bob Murphy, Grant McAuley, and David Lindstrom, narrowly beaten by the team from the Soviet Union to fourth place.[5] He is listed as New Zealand Olympian athlete number 356 by the New Zealand Olympic Committee.[2] The 1977 World Rowing Championships saw Lock win silver in the coxless four with Ivan Sutherland, David Lindstrom and Dave Rodger under new coach Harry Mahon.[6]

References

  1. ^ a b c "Desmond Lock". International Rowing Federation. Retrieved 21 September 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Des Lock". New Zealand Olympic Committee. Archived from the original on 21 May 2017. Retrieved 21 September 2016.
  3. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Des Lock". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 21 September 2016.
  4. ^ "1977 champion eight gets back on Wellington Harbour". The Dominion Post. 23 April 2012. Retrieved 2 October 2016.
  5. ^ "(M4-) Men's Four - Final". International Rowing Federation. Retrieved 21 September 2016.
  6. ^ "(M4-) Men's Four - Final". International Rowing Federation. Retrieved 21 September 2016.